2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Content

Cosplay from new anime dominated the scene! We focus on everything cute and sexy we found at this summer’s Comic Market!

1,000 Pikachus Take Over Yokohama!

Even Ash is surprised! It’s a huge outbreak of Pikachus! Yokohama is dyed yellow!

2014 Summer Comiket Photo Report: Cool & Interesting Content

Let’s take a look at the cosplayers and content that caught our attention at this summer’s Comic Market!

Comic Market 86 Opens!

KanColle running popular! The otaku’s poem of summer scenery, one of the largest otaku events in the world - Comic Market 86 has started!

Popular American Anime "RWBY" Starts its Second Season

RWBY is an American anime that follows the lives of ultra powerful teenagers training to be the next generation of peacekeepers, or hunters and huntresses.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Sci-Fi Anime *Under the Dog*

Introducing an original anime by the wonderful staff who worked on Evangelion, Steins;Gate, and Fire Emblem: Awakening!

2D Expressed in Real Life! Romanian Makeup Artist Shows off Colossal Titan Makeup!

Florea Flavia, a Romanian makeup artist who previously went viral for her Female Titan makeup cosplay, is at it again with Colossal Titan makeup!

Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project - New *Digimon Adventure* Series Announced!

On Aug. 1, new information was announced regarding the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Project which is taking place to celebrate the 15th anniversary since the TV anime Digimon Adventure began airing in 1999.

A Life-Size Danboard that Moves! Let’s Go Meet This Costumed Danboard and Take Pictures Together!

A life-size version of the popular character Danboard from the huge hit manga Yotsuba&! appears in Akihabara! We bring to you a photo report of Danboard’s slightly shocking cuteness!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [2/2]

“Hatsune Miku is awesome!” - Noritaka Tatehana

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer Company Booth Report

We report on the most interesting company booths from the massive event Wonder Festival 2014 Summer!

Interview: The Man Behind Lady Gaga’s Shoes, Noritaka Tatehana [1/2]

We talked to with shoe designer Noritaka Tatehana about what it’s like making shoes for worldwide pop superstar Lady Gaga!

Which Ones Do You Like? Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cute & Sexy Edition

KanColle, MadoMagi, Evangelion! Find your new favorite figures here!

The Latest Figures! Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] Photo Report: Cool Edition

Check out XX photos of cool figures and cosplay from Wonder Festival 2014 [Summer] held on July 27!

Nyan Nyan Hanten from *Macross Frontier* Comes to Tokyo! “Cafe & Bar Characro Feat. Macross Frontier” Opens!

A concept cafe themed after the popular anime Macross Frontier has opened in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The pleasant restaurant overflows with everything Macross Frontier, from the decorations to the menu items!

WonFes is Held, Products from New Anime and KanColle Unveiled!

It was a varied event will new garage kits on display, cosplay photo shoots, performances, and more!

Interview: Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki

An interview with Ryunosuke Kamiki, who plays Sōjirō Seta in the movies Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and The Legend Ends!

Everything from the 17th *Pokémon* Movie is Here! Exhibit at Which to Experience the World of the Movie Opens

In celebration of the release of the newest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, and the simultaneously screening short film Pikachu, What Kind of Keys Are These?, an exhibit called “Pokémon the Movie XY Exhibit: Let’s Meet Pikachu at the Roppongi Hills Observatory!” is taking place now.

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Apr. 19, 2014 01:001

Kyomaf 2014 is Coming in September!

Kyomaf 2014 is Coming in September!

It has been announced that Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 (Kyomaf 2014) will be held on Sept. 20-21.

Apr. 18, 2014 13:003

Seven Members of Wake Up, Girls! and Director Yutaka Yamamoto to Appear as Guests at Anime Event in Chicago

Seven Members of *Wake Up, Girls!* and Director Yutaka Yamamoto to Appear as Guests at Anime Event in Chicago

The newest work by director Yutaka Yamamoto, Wake Up, Girls! (WUG), which began in January, is headed to Chicago.

Apr. 18, 2014 07:0034

Premiere Screenings of the Movie K: Missing Kings to Be Held in America and France!

Premiere Screenings of the Movie *K: Missing Kings* to Be Held in America and France!

It has been announced that the animated movie K: Missing Kings to release in Japan on July 12 (Sat.) will first premiere at large-scale anime events overseas.

Apr. 18, 2014 01:0011

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal to Perform at Large-Scale Rock Festival in England Along with Metallica and Dream Theater

Babymetal will perform at this year’s Sonisphere Festival UK, a large-scale rock festival in England to be held from July 4-6, for the first time.

Apr. 17, 2014 07:008

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure Manufacturer Kotobukiya: Ushering in a New Era of Figure Production [3/3]

Figure production is about to enter a new era!

Apr. 17, 2014 01:002

Anime Arpeggio of Blue Steel Official Archive - 192 Loaded Pages in a Huge A4 Size

Anime *Arpeggio of Blue Steel* Official Archive - 192 Loaded Pages in a Huge A4 Size

Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova, the anime adaptation of Ark Performance’s manga that broadcast from October to December 2013, was an epoch-making work.

Apr. 16, 2014 13:0029

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

An Anime Shopping District in the City of Anime?! The Asagaya Anime Street Finally Opens!

When you hear of a city deeply connected to anime, what city do you think of? Whether it be Akihabara - the otaku paradise, or Ikebukuro which has been flourishing with female otaku lately, or Nagano where one can find rare anime goods, there are many cities in Tokyo that are deeply connected to anime.

Apr. 16, 2014 07:004

Sailor Moon AC Charger Announced! Comes in Crystal Star Brooch and Cosmic Heart Compact Designs

*Sailor Moon* AC Charger Announced! Comes in Crystal Star Brooch and Cosmic Heart Compact Designs

Sailor Moon AC chargers with a USB outlet will go on sale this June at stationery stores and bookstores throughout Japan.

Apr. 16, 2014 01:003

Live-Action Ao Haru Ride Movie New Cast Members Announced - Mitsuki Takahata and Yudai Chiba to Play Love Rivals

Live-Action *Ao Haru Ride* Movie New Cast Members Announced - Mitsuki Takahata and Yudai Chiba to Play Love Rivals

With the anime adaptation and now a live-action movie in the works, Io Sakisaka’s original work Ao Haru Ride has suddenly been bathed in attention.

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